Editor's note: This story was part of TheStreet's 10-part Top Business Leaders of Tomorrow series.NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The oldest solar cell manufacturer in the world is coming down to earth. In the case of Boeing's ( BA - Get Report) Spectrolab -- which for more than 50 years has been the dominant force in the niche solar market of powering space satellites -- coming down to earth means placing a bet on its land-based solar business supplanting the legacy space satellite market within the next few years. Engineering the effort for Boeing is Russ Jones, director of the Boeing solar power affiliate .
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